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Design and Technology – Year 2


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Developing, planning and communicating ideas

Developing, planning and communicating ideas

Evaluating processes and products

I can think of ideas and plan what to do next.
I can choose the best tools and materials and give a reason why?
I can describe my design by using pictures, diagrams, models and words.
I can join things (materials/ components) together in different ways. I can explain what went well with my work.
I can explain what I would improve if I did it again.

Breadth of study

Cooking and nutrition


Mechanisms & Structures

I can describe the properties of the ingredients I use.
I can explain what it means to be hygienic.
I am hygienic in the kitchen.
I can measure textiles.
I can join textiles together to make something.
I can cut textiles.
I can explain why I chose a certain textile.
I can join materials together as part of a moving product.
I can add some kind of design to my product.

I can measure materials to use in a model or structure.
I can join material in different ways.
I can use joining, folding or rolling to make it stronger.

I can make sensible choices as to which material to use for my constructions.
I can develop my own ideas from initial starting points.
I can incorporate some type of movement into models.
I can consider how to improve my construction.

Possible topics:
Consolidation of Y1 skills in golden time. Special days, growing plants
Possible topics:
Possible topics:
Fire of London

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